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Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Feb 21 Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.
National Archives SleepoverNational Archives
Sat. Feb 1 A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!
Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 Grammy Award®–winning artist Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
The Merry Wives of WindsorFolger Theatre
Jan. 19 – Mar. 1 Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women. Directed by Aaron Posner.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 19 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Bowie Symphonic: BlackstarStrathmore
Sat. Feb 15 Tribute to the late David Bowie.
Gun & PowderSignature Theatre
Jan. 28 – Feb. 23 Two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become notorious outlaws in the Wild West.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Thru Jun. 1 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping BeautyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 A colorful pageant danced to Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.
NSO: Dvořák's Cello ConcertoThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 9
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's TaleFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 27
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15
NSO Pops: Megan Hilty and Cheyenne JacksonThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 15
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20
National Philharmonic: Jupiter Symphony/Orli ShahamStrathmore
Sun. Jan 19
Broadway Center Stage: Next to NormalThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2
Riffs and Relations: Terrance HayesThe Phillips Collection
Thu. Apr 23
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20
Not Just Another Day OffFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 20
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1